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College of Law

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: (208) 885-2255

Fax: (208) 885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0015

Phone: (208) 364-4074

Fax: (208) 334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Benjamin Cover

Benjamin Plener Cover

Visiting Associate Professor

Office
Room 127
Phone
(208) 885-6792
Mailing Address
Moscow Address:

College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

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  • B.Sc., University of Toronto, 2004; M.Sc., London School of Economics, 2005
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2009
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Benjamin Plener Cover studied engineering, mathematics, and economics at the University of Toronto; international development at the London School of Economics; and law at Yale. During law school, he was a submissions editor for the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, a student director of the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project, and a participant in the Prisoner Legal Services Clinic. He also founded a nonprofit organization called 24 Hours for Darfur. Upon graduation, he joined the public defender’s office in New Orleans, where he handled misdemeanor and felony cases in municipal and state court, developed a client services division, and worked on special litigation. He then served as the legislative director for New Orleans City Councilmember LaToya Cantrell, focusing on policy issues including neighborhood revitalization, land use, economic development, immigration, health, education, criminal justice reform, and political reform.

  • Property
  • Land Use
  • Legislation
  • Local Government
  • Law of Democracy
  • Economic Regulation

  • Commonwealth Scholar, 2004-2005
  • John M. Olin Fellow in Law, Economics and Public Policy, 2005-2006 
  • Arthur P. Liman Public Interest Fellow, 2009-2011
  • Vital Projects Fund Grant Recipient, 2011-2012

College of Law

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: (208) 885-2255

Fax: (208) 885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0015

Phone: (208) 364-4074

Fax: (208) 334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu